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London Landlords Look Set To Lose £65M A Month Because Of Covid-19

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The ongoing pandemic is causing travel restrictions and broader health implications for universities. In fact, it’s predicted that the number of students heading to London this term will drop by as much as -24%. That’s a loss of over £65m a month for the London...

JULY: Safety Checks On Electrical Appliances Become Mandatory

Landlords are already required to make sure that the wiring and appliances in their properties are safe, but from July it will be a legal requirement for private landlords to have their electrical installations inspected every five years and provide safety certificates to tenants...

JUNE: Tenant Fees Acts (EXTENTION)

The Tenant Fees Act 2019 came into force in England last year on 1 June 2019. The Act bans landlords and agents from charging fees to tenants other than those expressly permitted by the Act. It also places a cap on the amount of...

APRIL: Capital Gains Tax

Selling a property isn’t always as straightforward as hanging a ‘for sale’ sign in the garden and waiting for the money to come in. It often comes with a number of forms, negotiations and is subject to various costs and expenses, one of which...

APRIL: Domestic private rented property: minimum energy efficiency standard – landlord guidance

Guidance for landlords of domestic private rented property on how to comply with the 2018 ‘Minimum Level of Energy Efficiency’ standard (EPC band E). This guidance provides information on the main aspects of the regulations. If your particular situation is not covered, we have more detailed...

MARCH: Extension of Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act

As a landlord, you want to do your best by your tenants, and one fundamental way of doing that is to make sure the houses or flats you rent out are comfortable and safe for your tenants to live in. It’s not just a mark...

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Tenancy Agreement, Scotland

The tenancy agreement is a contract between you and your landlord. It may be written or oral.The tenancy agreement gives certain rights to both...

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